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How To: The My Profile Page

Posted by Katie Toren on April 12, 2018

Welcome to our first post in the new Population Explorer "How To" blog series. In this series, we will share a variety of how to articles in support of our growing customer base. We hope you find this week's topic, the My Profile Page in Population Explorer helpful. If you have suggestions for future topics, please comment below or write us at info@forestwalk.com.

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Population Explorerâ„¢ for Retail

Posted by Katie Toren on April 10, 2018

"In the brick-and-mortar retail world, it's said that the three most important decisions [you'll make] are location, location and location," - Irene Dickey, Entrepreneur.

Many of our customers are using Population Explorer everyday across a variety of organizations in the Retail sector. From placing new brick and mortar store locations to determining target market demographics for product distribution, Population Explorer assists our users in Retail in a variety of ways.

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Ask the Team: Population Explorer License Options

Posted by Katie Toren on April 6, 2018

Hello fans of Population Explorer! We've received quite a bit of feedback, and a number of questions, recently regarding the different license options we have for accessing Population Explorer. In light of this, we've decided to focus this week's Ask the Team blog post on helping you better understand each license level.

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Population Data and the Business of Climate Change

Posted by Katie Toren on March 28, 2018

Our head strategist, Kyle Weaver, attended The Business of Climate Forum last week at ClimateCon in Asheville, North Carolina, where business and science professionals joined forces to explore the business of climate and how organizations can use a variety of data sources in business to create actionable solutions.

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Population Explorerâ„¢ for Utilities

Posted by Katie Toren on March 13, 2018

Many of our customers are using Population Explorer everyday across a variety of organizations in the Healthcare sector. From placing cell phone towers to determining the demographics of service areas, Population Explorer assists our users in Utilities in a variety of ways.

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Working with Population Explorer Demographics + Google Maps Boundaries

Posted by Katie Toren on February 27, 2018

Many of you currently using Population Explorer have written to us asking about working with Google's KML and KMZ geospatial file formats. Since we've been able to help several of you successfully import Google Earth or Google Maps datasets into Population Explorer, we wanted to write this how-to post today to help those of you looking for a solution, too!

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Glossary: Population Explorer Terms to Know

Posted by Katie Toren on February 22, 2018

Are you new to working with datasets to define your target market? Have you heard demographic data-related terms thrown about, smiled and nodded while you follow along but internally cringe as you make a mental note to do some immediate googling? Today's post will help provide a quick overview of some important terms to know when working with Population Explorer and demographic data.

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Population Explorerâ„¢ for Healthcare

Posted by Katie Toren on February 13, 2018

Many of our customers are using Population Explorer everyday across a variety of organizations in the Healthcare sector. From vaccine and medical supply distribution to new facility placement to medical services marketing and more, Population Explorer assists our customers in a variety of ways.

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Meet the Population Explorer Team

Posted by Katie Toren on February 6, 2018

Welcome to a new series on the Population Explorer blog in which you get to know members of the Population Explorer team. As we continue to dive into 2018 and enhance Population Explorer for our users, we want to introduce the members of our team doing just that and then some! Today's post will introduce our team as a whole.

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Working With Boundaries in Population Explorer

Posted by Katie Toren on January 16, 2018

When you're looking to retrieve the population and demographics for your target market (aka your area of interest) with Population Explorer, it may be helpful to work with existing boundaries rather than spending the time to draw your own.

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